Home Tags Archaeology
Both Chichén Itzá and Dzibilchaltún were closed to the public during the fall equinox due to concerns over COVID-19 infections, as well as land disputes.
As was the case during the last spring equinox, Chichén Itzá closed for three days as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19.
Because of Becán’s longevity, in its history, we can see evidence of a microcosm of Mayan chronology packed into a single site.
Unlike the previous show, which seated attendees atop Uxmal’s Nunnery Quadrangle to view a light show from a stationary position, this new show is walkable and much more dynamic.
The name Xtampak comes from the Yucatec-Maya language and is usually translated as meaning old walls
Dzibilnocac is a Mayan archaeological site on the outskirts of the Vicente Guerrero community in Hopelchén, Campeche.
Archaeologists in Piste, Yucatán, have discovered the foundations of two structures dating to the Caste War.
Chichén Itzá has gone from being thought of as simply one of many Mayan cities to nearly synonymous with Maya civilization itself.
With the new improvements, locals are hoping that visitors from surrounding communities and abroad begin to visit their town and cenote in larger numbers.
The archaeological site of Dzibilchaltún has been closed to tourists by protestors who argue that they have been cheated out of their land
El Meco is a Mayan archaeological site just 8 kilometers north of Cancún's downtown but feels worlds away from the craziness of the enormous resort city.
Uxmal's new and improved light and sound show utilizes video mapping technology and intriguing narratives to bring the ancient city back to life.
The sacking of archaeological has become a serious issue, especially in the sparsely populated south of Yucatán.
When visiting El Rey, it is impossible not to notice the towering hotels of Cancun’s hotel zone visible just above the tree line.
Indigenous leaders have suggested that the Mayan Train’s 170 billion peso budget be allocated to build hospitals and provide essential services for people living in poverty across the region.
During the late classical era, the city became an important trading hub, as several roads or sacbé converged in its territory.